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Hurry! Time is Running out to Apply for 4 under 40 Honors

Posted on 6/20/2024
The deadline to apply for SC&RA’s 4 Under 40 program is quickly approaching.

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SC&RF Recognizes First Winners from Workforce Ambassador Program

Posted on 6/20/2024
The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Foundation (SC&RF) has announced the first winners (2023) of its Workforce Ambassador Program.

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Webinar Focus: 10 Updates to the 3rd Edition of the Bible for Rigging Engineering & Lift Planning

Posted on 6/20/2024
Attention all lift planners, rigging engineers, lift directors, site superintendents, field engineers, rigging foremen, heavy lift managers, crane operators or anyone who conducts rigging activities!

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SC&RA Files Comments on Development of National Multimodal Freight Network

Posted on 6/13/2024
SC&RA filed comments today to the U.S. Department of Transportation regarding its request for information on development of a National Multimodal Freight Network or NMFN.

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Get Selected for Leadership Forum, Receive Free Workshop Registration

Posted on 6/13/2024
Emerging professionals in the crane and rigging industry are encouraged to apply for the 2024 Leadership Forum at the Crane & Rigging Workshop, Sept. 24-26 in Glendale, Ariz.

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Tower Cranes North America Opens with SC&RA as Exclusive Event Partner

Posted on 6/13/2024
SC&RA was well represented at the 2024 Tower Cranes North America event, June 11-12 in Nashville, with CEO Joel Dandrea welcoming nearly 300 attendees.

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Tune in Next Week to Learn How to Host a Small-Scale Lift & Move Event/Field Trip

Posted on 6/13/2024
Mark your calendar for How to Host a Small-Scale Lift & Move Event, an SC&RF webinar presented by Kate Landry, Owner, Deep South Crane & Rigging on June 20, 2 pm EDT.

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Good to Know: 40 Updates to Membership Directory

Posted on 6/6/2024
Since the 2024 SC&RA Member Directory was released in mid-April, the Association has added new members and changed previously printed directory listings, creating over 40 updates to the membership list.

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Be Where Crane & Rigging Connects: Workshop Registration Now Open

Posted on 6/6/2024
SC&RA’s Crane & Rigging Workshop, Sept. 24-26 in Glendale, Ariz., is now open for registration.

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Six New Members for SC&RA

Posted on 6/6/2024
SC&RA is pleased to welcome six new members to the Association family.

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SC&RA joins FHWA Webinar on OS/OW Loads Supporting Natural Disaster Emergency Relief

Posted on 6/6/2024
With the start of an expectedly busy 2024 Atlantic hurricane season, the FHWA hosted nearly 50 state permit and enforcement officials from around the country on Tuesday to gather additional information regarding coordination and communication of mult

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Last Call: SC&RA Members Can Attend TCNA at Discount

Posted on 5/30/2024
The Tower Cranes North America conference is set for June 11-12, in Nashville, and will feature the latest information and innovations in the tower crane sector.

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Specialized Transport Taking Part in USDOT Effort to Identify Critical Freight Routes

Posted on 5/30/2024
SC&RA staff and members are responding to the US Department of Transportation’s call for breakbulk cargo owners, carriers and other stakeholders to help identify which corridors and facilities should be deemed critical to the multimodal transport of

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Apply or Nominate a Young Professional for 4 Under 40 by June 30

Posted on 5/30/2024
There is only one month left to nominate someone or apply for the annual SC&RA 4 Under 40, program which recognizes the industry’s top young leaders.

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Submit Your Tower Crane Photos

Posted on 5/22/2024
It’s photo contest time! Tower cranes stand as iconic symbols of progress on construction sites, enabling the lifting and placement of heavy materials with precision and efficiency.

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SC&RA Office Closed for Memorial Day

Posted on 5/22/2024
The SC&RA office will be closed Monday, May 27, in observance of the U.S. federal holiday Memorial Day.

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Symposium Volunteers Needed to Start Planning for 2025 Event

Posted on 5/22/2024
Do you have some ideas for next year’s Specialized Transportation Symposium? Each year, SC&RA creates a Specialized Transportation Symposium Task Force to plan the next event.

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Product Focus: Crane Signal Decal Poster

Posted on 5/22/2024
SC&RA’s Crane Signal Decal poster is newly redesigned and ready for your equipment!

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SC&RF Workforce Ambassador Explains How to Host a Small-Scale Lift & Move Event/Field Trip

Posted on 5/22/2024
Hosting a large 300-500-person careers awareness event like Lift & Move is not realistic for many companies whether it be time

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An Easy Way to Impress Your Clients: SC&RA’s Project Safety or Crane Rental Service Award

Posted on 5/16/2024
Did you know SC&RA applications for Crane & Rigging Project Safety and Crane Rental Service Safety Awards are being accepted on a monthly basis and awarded year-round?

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Specialized Transport Gears Up for Work with Creation of 3 New Task Forces

Posted on 5/16/2024
The Transportation Group is convening several new task forces focusing on critical issues impacting permitted loads, utilities, and awards.

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What’s in the Mail this Week? Mental Health Reminders Sent

Posted on 5/16/2024
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and SC&RA has mailed a letter with samples of free mental health awareness chips and hard hat stickers to each member company’s primary contact (U.S. & Canada).

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Maryland, Illinois & North Dakota Announce OS/OW Updates

Posted on 5/9/2024
Last week, the Maryland State Highway Administration announced it is now 24/7 auto-issuing permits up to 14’ wide.

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SC&RF Elects New Leadership for 2024-2025

Posted on 5/9/2024
The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Foundation has announced its leadership slate for 2024-2025, led by President Jennifer Gabel, President, JK Crane, Kenvil, N.J.

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Check Out the First Updates to the 2024 Member Directory

Posted on 5/9/2024
Since the 2024 SC&RA Member Directory was released in mid-April, the Association has added new members and changed previously printed directory listings, creating over 40 updates to the membership list.

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